Crisp air, fresh powder, outdoor hot tubs, puffy clothes … if these are a few of your favorite winter things, why not plan a visit to ski country this season for less than the price of a lift ticket? These eight mountain homes offer up a cozy-chic ski experience for $50/person a night—or less.
Orchestrate a swanky 8-person reunion in the mountains for $36/person a night! This sophisticated Breckenridge stunner, located minutes from Main Street, boasts incredibly luxurious amenities, including flat-screen cable TV, a gourmet kitchen, a fireplace, and a private furnished deck with a hot tub. Ready to hit the slopes? The winter shuttle bus is steps from the house and is less than a 5-minute ride to both the slopes and town.
Want to easily commune with nature from the back porch of your own sweet space? Take in the splendor of Taos Valley with 10 of your nature-loving friends from this totally renovated condo that backs up to the Hondo River and the mountains. It’s also minutes from Taos Mountain, Arroyo Seco, and Taos Plaza. With ample dining and entertaining areas, a picture-perfect back porch and well-appointed sleeping areas, you can enjoy all the creature comforts without sacrificing the dreamy scenery … all for $15/person a night.
Location! Location! Location! Well-appointed three-bedroom townhome, situated on the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Course, right near all the action at the base of Blackcomb Mountain—the complimentary Village Shuttle is just outside your door. It’s also an easy access to Whistler’s Valley Trail system suitable for every member of your clan. The property itself is fit for eight winter warriors at $25/person a night and includes a private balcony with an outdoor grill, a fireplace, and a fully equipped kitchen.
This relatively brand-new Tahoe condo boasts all the awesome amenities your crew of 10 could possibly need. And all for $32/person a night! Gourmet kitchen? Check. Arcade table? Check. Barbecue? Yep. With top-of-the-line everything, the fact that you’re also just three blocks from the gondola at Heavenly only adds more to the appeal of this perfect group getaway.
Located just a mile from Okemo Mountain and its 104 trails, a block off the town’s Main Street, and a short drive from Killington, this recently renovated The Clubhouse sleeps 30 powder hounds for only $19/person a night. With 4,000 square feet of space—including eleven bedrooms, a large gourmet kitchen and dining room area, and even a private access to a creek—you’ll have room to entertain the whole family!
If you have a thing for rooms with a view, the scenery from this Wyoming retreat will make your winter break. Take in glorious vistas of the Grand Teton peaks from the living areas and back porch of this fully appointed Jackson Hole condo for a mere $35/person a night. With room for eight, this welcoming stay is close to the Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Club, five minutes from Grand Teton National Park, and 19 miles from Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.
Who knew it was possible for six people to take Vail by storm for $25/person a night? Now you do! This Pitkin Creek rental can host an extended crew with two bedrooms, two baths, a queen-size sleeper sofa, plus wood-burning fireplace, deck with grill, outdoor hot tub, and enviable status as the first stop on Vail Village’s free bus line. There’s even a 55-inch HDTV for when you want to chill out inside your comfy condo.
Oh, Pioneers! Right off the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway lies a mountain retreat ideal for a quartet of travelers seeking peace and quiet for $39/person a night. The cozy log cabin sits on four wooded acres prime for cross-country skiing in the North Carolina High Country. For downhillers, Sugar Mountain and Beech Mountain Resorts are less than an hour away. Antique lovers will appreciate period pieces mingling with modern amenities throughout this two-bedroom, two-bathroom haven.